Promotion to Principal for Hector Zorita
Robert West are pleased to announce the promotion of Hector Zorita to Principal Engineer.
Since joining Robert West Hector has:
- designed the temporary works (access jetty, fender piles, sector beams) required for the construction of the Thames Tideway Tunnel at the Kirtling Street site
- undertaken the structural design and supervision of the Thames Tideway Tunnel central cofferdams at Blackfriars, Chelsea, and Victoria & Albert Embankments
- applied performance based design, which is commonly used for seismic design, to accidental ship impact in an innovative approach and from here prepared a detailed Push Over analysis to evaluate the energy that a cofferdam can absorb. Hector presented his findings at The Spanish Young Professionals Committee of PIANC in Tarragona recently.
Hector enjoys a technical challenge and is good at sharing his knowledge, supporting and mentoring team members.